Incredible FFIT Coverage

Our predecessor programme – Football Fans in Training – has received some remarkable coverage over the last week with the publication of their paper in the Lancet Magazine.  Below is a selection of the coverage:

Coverage in Britain:

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Sky Sports – 28/01/14 – Scottish Football Fans in Training

http://www1.skysports.com/watch/video/sports/football/9137551/scottish-football-fans-in-training

The Guardian – 21/01/14 – Football fans get FFIT through Scottish premiership scheme tackling obesity

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jan/21/football-fans-scottish-premiership-obesity-fitness-scheme

Herald – 21/01/14 – Football Fans in Training programme helps men to shed their excess pounds

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/health/football-fans-in-training-programme-helps-men-to-shed-their-excess-pounds.23229945

Independent – 21/01/14 – Who ate fewer of the pies? Scottish football clubs’ weight loss initiative proves successful with fans

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/who-ate-fewer-of-the-pies-scottish-football-clubs-weight-loss-initiative-proves-successful-with-fans-9072972.html?origin=internalSearch

STV News – 21/01/14 – Playing football effective way for men to lose weight, study shows

http://news.stv.tv/west-central/261112-playing-football-effective-way-for-men-to-lose-weight-study-shows/

BBC News – 21/01/14 – SPFL tackles fans’ weight problems

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-25832757

 

International Coverage:

The Journal (www.thejournal.ie) – 21/01/14 – How football clubs helped male footie fans lose weight

http://www.thejournal.ie/ffit-programme-football-fans-lose-weight-1269221-Jan2014/

Le Quotidien du Medecin.fr – 21/01/14 – Une étude qui sort les supporters de foot de leur canapé

http://www.lequotidiendumedecin.fr/actualite/recherche-sciences/une-etude-qui-sort-les-supporters-de-foot-de-leur-canape

www.spiegel.de – 22/04/14 – Trainieren beim Lieblingsverein: Fußballliebe motiviert Männer zum Abspecken

http://m.spiegel.de/gesundheit/ernaehrung/a-944631.html#spRedirectedFrom=www&referrrer=

Chron – 21/01/14 – Do Texans really care about their fans? If so, they should check this out?

http://blog.chron.com/sciguy/2014/01/do-the-texans-really-care-about-their-fans-if-so-they-should-check-this-out/

www.gp.se – 21/01/14 – Feta fotbollsfans gick ner i vikt

http://www.gp.se/nyheter/varlden/1.2251426-feta-fotbollsfans-gick-ner-i-vikt

www.svd.se – 21/01/14 – Feta fotbollsfans smalare

http://www.svd.se/sport/feta-fans-gick-ner-i-vikt_8914338.svd

Sydsvenskan – 21/01/14 – Fotbollslklubbar hjälper fans att rasa

http://www.sydsvenskan.se/sport/fotboll/fotbollslklubbar-hjalper-fans-att-rasa/

Daily Monitor (Uganda) – 21/01/14 – Study shows football can tackle obesity

http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Health—Living/Study-shows-football-can-tackle-obesity/-/689846/2161154/-/1udg66/-/index.html

Voice of Russia – 26/01/14 – Football fan fitness programme hailed success in world first

http://voiceofrussia.com/uk/news/2014_01_26/Football-fan-fitness-programme-hailed-success-in-world-first-6425/

Brabants Dagblad – 14/02/14 – Voetbalclubs helpen zware fans af te vallen

FFIT Dutch Coverage